The Sustainability Office has a range of exciting events planned for 2020, which focus on:

  • waste management and minimisation
  • fair trade
  • sustainable transport
  • and sustainable living

Please check back in on this page for details on our upcoming and most recent events. Most of the events will also be advertised on our UC Sustainability Community Facebook and Instagram pages and through UC Blogs. If there is an event that you would like to be involved in as a volunteer, or would like more information, please be in touch with us. We would love to hear from you!

Community Garden students

2020 Events 

UCSA Clubs Days

Come and meet us at orientation week! The UC Sustainability Team will be on a stall at UCSA's Clubs Day (date tbc). Meet the team, ask us about our upcoming events and projects, learn about what we're doing to enhance campus sustainability, meet some of our students or sign up as an Eco Volunteer. See you there!

Waiutuutu Community Garden Open Day 

Februrary 2020, time and date tbc. Check back here or on our social media for more info coming soon!

Bike Breakfast 

The event worth cycling to uni for. March 2020, time and date tbc. Check back here or on our soical media for more info coming soon!

Plastic Free July

Beeswax wrap workshops (and more!). See the video above for a full run down on how we celebrated Plastic Free July.

2040 Film Screening 

We're holding a movie night on Tuesday 4 August with the Environmental Science Society. See the Facebook event here for all the information.

Fairtrade Fortnight (7-20 August)

Two weeks of celebrating all things ethical and fair! We're holding a Clothes Swap Party on Thursday 20 August to learn and understand about the impacts the fast fashion industry has on our people and our planet. Come and sip on a free fairtrade coffee and browse for some second hand threads!

See the Facebook event here for all the information.


Another reason to keep biking - Christchurch's spring cycling festival runs for the entire month of October! More info on our Biketober event coming in Semester Two.


Bike Fest 2019